This quick guide provides Student Ambassadors some strategies on engaging with students who may be undocumented on your campus to promote events on your campus, provide information to share on student mental health, and connect students on your campus with key mental health resources.
Racial/ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to multiple factors including inaccessibility of high quality mental health care services, cultural stigma surrounding mental health care, discrimination, and overall lack of awareness about mental health. The factsheets provide a snapshot of the current state of mental health of minority populations […]
The COVID19 pandemic struck American higher education in March 2020. Campuses closed, students lost jobs, and emergency resources fell far short of their needs. This new report examines the impact on the security of students’ basic needs, as well as multiple indicators of their well-being, including employment, academic engagement, and mental health. The data come […]
The “COVID-19 and Telemental Health Services” series explores the telemental health model, student privacy and consent concerns, technology and set-up, and training options. The impetus for this resource was a telehealth discussion through California Community Colleges Mental Health and Wellness Association (MHWA) listserv, which CCC Health & Wellness explored and drew from while developing these […]
According to a new survey with 23,000 respondents from the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice. 53% of parenting students were food insecure; 68% were housing insecure; and 17% of parenting students were homeless in the previous year. This report includes parenting students at 171 two-year institutions and 56 four-year institutions about their experiences […]
Discusses how challenging financial circumstances affect communities, their organizations, their members’ sense of safety and ability to calm, self- and community- efficacy, connectedness, and hope. This fact sheet offers practical ways to help community members address their problems, stay connected, network, and cope better during economic downturns.
Helps high school students and young adults understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times.
With help from queer therapists and experts from The Trevor Project, here’s how to endure isolation with those who might not accept your identity.
College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Services
As technology has evolved, so too has the implementation of telemental health practices and guidelines. The idea for this guide began several years ago in reaction to the proliferation of distance education and resulting questions about expectations that clinicians would provide mental health services to distant students. Recognizing that telemental health is a rapidly evolving […]
Emergency Housing, Food, & Financial Resources for Undergraduates at California’s Public Colleges and Universities
CHYP compiled information from the websites of 50 of the state’s 114 California Community College campuses, all 23 California State University campuses, and all 9 University of California campuses. With the aim of empowering undergraduate students experiencing basic needs insecurity, the report identifies specific contacts for basic needs centers, links to application forms, and other […]